One of the best parts of the holiday season is all the beautiful lights that businesses and individuals alike decorate with, but they can sometimes be hard to find. Not sure where you can go to see the lights this year? We’ve rounded up seven different Christmas light shows near Mobile to make it easier on you.
1. Bellingrath’s Magic Christmas in Lights
Bellingrath Gardens & Home’s annual Magic Christmas in Lights is a walk-through light display throughout the 65-acre property, featuring more than three million lights.
You can even buy some hot chocolate mid-way through your stroll through the award-winning light display. What’s not to love?
- Bellingrath Gardens & Home: Facebook | Website | (251) 973-2217
- Where: Bellingrath Gardens & Home, 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd Theodore, AL 36582
- When: November 26-January 5 | Closed Christmas & New Years Day | 5PM-9PM
- Price: Adults $16 | Children $8 | 4 and under free
2. Christmas Nights of Lights of Mobile
Want to enjoy an expansive show of lights and music but don’t want to leave the comfort of your warm, cozy car? Then the Christmas Nights of Lights of Mobile may be the perfect choice for you.
Christmas Nights of Lights is made up of over one million lights and the show is synchronized to Christmas tunes you can hear from your car radio. It’s great for the whole family.
- Christmas Nights of Lights of Mobile: Website | Facebook
- Where: Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Brothers Blvd, Mobile, AL 36606
- When: November 12-January 7 | 5:30PM-10PM
- Price: $8 | 4 and under free
3. Holiday Tree Show
Of the christmas light shows near Mobile, the Holiday Tree Show at Downtown OWA is guaranteed to be great time for all ages.
This Christmas, OWA is featuring a 36-foot Christmas tree that will shine, blink and shimmer to a number of your favorite holiday tunes.
- Holiday Tree Show: Website | Facebook | (251) 923-2111
- Where: Downtown OWA, 100 N OWA Blvd, Foley, AL 36535
- When: November 21-December 31 | 7PM
- Price: Free
4. 5th Annual Lighting up Lafayette
Want to support a good cause while getting in the Holiday spirit? Lighting up Lafayette may be the choice for you!
Each house will showcase great decor and diaper collection bins for the Junior League of Mobile’s diaper bank. Be sure to bring some diaper donations with you.
The street’s holiday light display is only accessible by foot.
- Lighting up Lafayette: Facebook
- Where: South Lafayette Street, Mobile, AL 36604
- When: Saturday, December 11 | 5:30PM-8:30PM
- Price: Free
- Parking: Dauphin Way United Methodist and McGill parking lots.
5. The Lights at Praise
The thousands of lights on display at Praise Family Church are always a stunning attraction. The free admission makes this drive-thru light show impossible to pass up.
- The Lights at Praise: Website | Facebook
- Where: Praise Family Church, 2605 Dawes Rd, Mobile, AL 36695
- When: November 21-December 31 | Dusk-12AM
- Price: Free
6. The Christmas Trail at Graham Creek Nature Preserve
A great choice for families with children, The Christmas Trail at Graham Creek Nature Preserve offers more than just your average Christmas light show.
Attendees can, of course, view the lights, take photos at the photo station and even send letters to Santa just in time for Christmas.
- The Christmas Trail: Website | Facebook
- Where: Graham Creek Nature Preserve, 23030 Wolf Bay Dr, Foley, AL 36535
- When: December 4, 11, and 18 | 5:30PM-8:30PM
- Price: $5 | 2 and Under free
- Tickets: at the gate
7. The Folsoms’ Light Show
Looking for a Christmas light display with that good old-fashioned neighborhood touch? Look no further! This holiday light display is perfect to drive or walk by and still stay within the safety of a neighborhood.
- Where: Glenshire Drive, Loxley, AL 36551
- When: December | Monday-Friday 4:45PM-10-PM | Saturday and Sunday 4:45PM-11PM
- Price: Free
Want to keep up with all things Christmas in the Bay area? We’ve got you covered:
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Now tell us, Mobile, which light display did we miss? Tag us @thebamabuzz on social + let us know